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D&I Weekly News Round Up: Gender gap, Activism, and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we talk about Gallup’s latest State of the Global Workforce Report, the new Global Gender Gap Report from WEF, new research on hybrid working, and an ad campaign from Ben & Jerry’s encouraging consumers to be activists.

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Caroline Berns - Head of D&I and Talent Acquisition MMEA

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture


Analytics company Gallup just published the latest State of the Global Workplace Reportassessing the mental health and well-being of employees. According to the survey, high-engagement teams are likely to see significantly higher employee well-being (as well as higher productivity and profitability) than low-engagement teams.

Hybrid working

Interesting results from a global survey on in person-collaboration and job satisfaction. While shared physical environments can have a positive impact on the sense of belonging, the data indicates that there is no significant difference in job satisfaction between people working two or three days in the office versus working full-time onsite. Read more here.

Gender gap

WEF (the World Economic Forum) has just released the Global Gender Gap Report 2024. While Iceland continues to rank as the most gender-equal country in the world for 15 years in a row, having closed over 90% of its gender gap, the WEF estimates it will take 134 years – five generations – to reach full parity across the globe.


Ben & Jerry's just published a new ad campaign, encouraging consumers to be activists around various causes, including racial justice and LGBTQ+ rights. Watch it here.

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